Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying attends a press conference in Beijing on May 20, 2016, following the inauguration of Taiwan's new President Tsai Ing-wen. Hua said, "Whatever changes Taiwan may go through, the Chinese government will uphold the one-China principle and oppose Taiwan independence." (Kyodo via AP Images) ==Kyodo

China Condemns NDAA Proposal for ‘Senior Military Exchanges’ with Taiwan

The Chinese Foreign Ministry and the nation’s state-run media have condemned Congress’s approval of new high-level military talks between the United States and Taiwan. The rebuke follows a month of vocal dismay in Beijing over President-elect Donald Trump’s questioning of the “One China” policy, which denies Taiwan’s sovereignty.

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen delivers a speech during National Day celebrations in front of the Presidential Building in Taipei, Taiwan, Monday, Oct. 10, 2016. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying).

China Sounds the Alarm as Taiwan’s President Hints at U.S. Visit

Taiwan is organizing a Western Hemisphere visit for President Tsai Ing-wen and hinting at a quick stop in the United States, appearing to alarm Chinese officials already concerned that Tsai has inspired too much of a positive response from the incoming Trump administration.

GUANGZHOU, Sept. 13, 2016 -- A Chinese Air Force H-6K bomber flies to the West Pacific, via the Bashi Strait, for a routine combat simulation drill, Sept. 12, 2016. The Chinese Air Force on Monday sent multiple aircraft models, including H-6K bombers, Su-30 fighters, and air tankers, for the drill. …

China Follows Military Drills near Taiwan with Threat of Economic Sanctions

“It is lawful, reasonable and fair, and happened as in the past according to plan,” the Chinese air force said in a statement late last week regarding military exercises over waters near Taiwan, alarming the Taiwanese government following heavy criticism from Beijing of Taipei’s embrace of American President-elect Donald Trump.

Dredgers deposit sand on the northern rim of the Mischief Reef, located 216 km (135 miles) west of the Philippine island of Palawan, in this Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative satellite image taken on February 1, 2015... REUTERS/CSIS'S ASIA MARITIME TRANSPARENCY INITIATIVE/DIGITAL GLOBE/HANDOUT

Taiwan: We Will Not Recognize a Chinese ID Zone in South China Sea

Following rumors that the government of China is considering establishing an air defense identification zone (ADIZ) over disputed territories in the South China Sea, Taiwan’s new defense minister confirmed the island would not respect such a zone if Beijing attempts to impose it.

Supplied photo taken April 12, 2015 shows Subi Reef in the South China Sea, where China has continued reclamation work to build an airstrip. China is asserting sovereignty over most of the South China Sea, which is also claimed in whole or in part by Taiwan, Vietnam, Brunei, Malaysia and …

Taiwan Bristles as ‘Neighboring Countries’ Militarize South China Sea

Without mentioning any nations in particular, the Defense Minister of Taiwan, Kao Kuang-chi, told the nation’s legislature that he is concerned with the growing presence of military weapons and facilities in the South China Sea, where Taiwan makes multiple territorial claims.

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Taiwan Elects First Female President; China Is Not Happy

Tsai Ing-wen tallied up 56 percent of the vote to become Taiwan’s first female president on Saturday. Her election also marks the end of eight years in power for the Kuomintang Party, which was much more favorably aligned with China than Tsai’s Democratic Progressive Party.